51: Civil Wrongs

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Moe Factz with Adam Curry for October 12th 2020, Episode number 51

"Civil Wrongs"

Description

Adam and Moe look at narrative vs facts of the civil rights movement and it's effects

Executive Producers:

Kyle Dietz

Sir Stolkson - The Plymouth / Pinellas Paladin

Stephanie Gullette

Yrbro Inc

Adam Choi

Anne Nieman

Storm Williams

Miss Jay

DH Slamma Tha God

Associate Executive Producers:

joe beaudry

Please call me Jake

Joshua Jackson

Shane MacLaughlin

John Taylor

Kurtis Collins

Eric England

Frankie tea

Theodora Dorinda Ongena

Elvis Rosenberg

Steven S.

Susan

Adrian Zaba

Episode 51 Club Members

DH Slamma Tha God

joe beaudry

Please call me Jake

Joshua Jackson

Shane MacLaughlin

John Taylor

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Outro: Bootsy Collins - I'd rather be with you

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